IAU welcomes students previously enrolled in a WHO recognized, IMED – Listed medical school to apply for admission with advanced standing, provided they meet all the requirements for admission into the College of Medicine. Students wishing to apply for transfer may be eligible for advanced standing up to the fourth term of Basic Sciences or sixth term of Clinical Sciences.
TRANSFER STUDENTS WHO WERE DISMISSED FROM THEIR PREVIOUS MEDICAL SCHOOL ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION.
Transfer Credits Policy:
Transfer credit is not automatic and applicants must not assume that courses taken at other institutions will meet IAUCOM requirements. Acceptance of transfer credit is subject to verification and approval by the Promotions Committee and subject to availability of classes. Each transfer student application is carefully reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Due to great variability in the academic backgrounds of transfer students, the requirements and deadlines set forth by the Committee may differ from student to student.
Basic Sciences Transfer Applicants
Transfer students who have completed part of the basic sciences course work will be placed in the appropriate term of the basic sciences curriculum. The level of placement in the curriculum will be determined by the Promotions Committee.
Eligibility for MS 5 (Bridge Term)
Students who have completed Basic Sciences Course, CBSE Score above 70, and otherwise meets all the requirements for admission to IAU, is considered eligible for admission to the bridge term and will be certified to sit for USMLE Step 1.
Clinical Sciences Transfer Applicants
THE STUDENT MUST PASS STEP 1 BEFORE BEING ASSIGNED TO CLINICAL CLERKSHIPS AT IAU.
Clinical Transfer Applicant Requirements:
In addition to the application requirements, transfer applicants must submit the following documents:
- Official transcript(s) from previous medical school(s)
- Official USMLE transcripts (if attempted)
- Score reports for all previous CBSE attempts (if attempted)
For questions regarding the transfer admissions process, contact firstname.lastname@example.org